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Marvel Studios To Diversify Its Movies

The comic juggernaut announced Tuesday that one of its upcoming films will have a female lead, and another will be headlined by a black man.

Maine To Enforce Quarantine For Nurse Who Worked In West Africa

Kaci Hickox, who was first placed in isolation in New Jersey after her return over the weekend from Ebola-stricken Sierra Leone, has refused to abide by a "voluntary" quarantine in the state.

Red Cross 'Diverted Assets' During Storms' Aftermath To Focus On Image

An investigation by NPR and ProPublica reveals how the Red Cross increased its focus on public relations while it struggled to meet basic needs of storm victims.

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Judge Declines To Act On Georgia Voting Dispute

Just days before the Nov. 4 midterm elections, a state judge in Georgia is declining to act on a dispute over 56,000 voter registration applications in one of the nation's most politically charged states.

Debate: Does Income Inequality Impair The American Dream?

A sign of a robust economy that ultimately lifts all boats or a force that prevents low- and middle-income people from advancing? Experts debate income inequality for Intelligence Squared U.S.

Attorney General Sam Olens.

State Attorney General Appoints Human Trafficking Prosecutor

Attorney General Sam Olens on Wednesday announced the appointment of Camila Wright who will have authority to go after human traffickers.

Halloween For Adults: A Scary History

Fright Night is not just for kids anymore. Never really was.

Firm Buys Big Bike-Share Service; Expansion And Higher Rates Seen

Announcing the deal today, Alta said it would expand its service and raise the annual fee to $149 for its New York customers. The company also operates in other large cities.

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